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How Jewish Is Rembrandt’s ‘Jewish’ Bride?

The Jewish Bride

The Jewish Bride
Photo Credit: Rembrandt (The Google Art Project)

Today is the 407th anniversary of the birth of Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn. Google is celebrating it with a Goodle Doodle of the Dutch artist’s 1659 oil on canvas Self Portrait with Beret and Turned Up Collar.

We’re sending you back to an archived article called Rembrandt’s Jewish Bride (Het Joodse Bruidje).

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2 Responses to “How Jewish Is Rembrandt’s ‘Jewish’ Bride?”

  1. Tim Upham says:

    Rembrandt lived on Joedenstraat in Amsterdam, just right above the Portuguese Synagogue. So he lived right in the middle of a Jewish neighborhood.

  2. Tim Upham says:

    Rembrandt lived on Joedenstraat in Amsterdam, just right above the Portuguese Synagogue. So he lived right in the middle of a Jewish neighborhood.

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